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The Day the Earth Stood Cool
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Episode Number 515
Production Code PABF20
Original Airdate December 9, 2012
Special Guest Voices Fred Armisen as Terrence
Carrie Brownstein as Emily
Patton Oswalt as T-Rex
Colin Meloy as himself
Show Runner(s) Al Jean
Written By Matt Selman
Directed By Matthew Faughnan

"The Day the Earth Stood Cool" (also known as "The Day the Earth Stayed Cool") is the seventh episode of Season 24. It aired on December 9, 2012. It featured guest stars Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein, the stars of the series, Portlandia. The title is a reference to the film The Day the Earth Stood Still.


A "cool family from Portland" moves in next door to The Simpsons. Homer is desperate to befriend them, while Marge is skeptical, thinking that being cool is not all it's cracked up to be.

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